• Adam and Eve in Paradise before the Fall
    Adam and Eve in Paradise before the Fall
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Eve (Old Testament) Adam's wife in Judeo-Christian mythology: the first woman and mother of the human race; God created Eve from Adam's rib and placed Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden
    • n eve the day before "he always arrives on the eve of her departure"
    • n eve the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall) "he enjoyed the evening light across the lake"
    • n eve the period immediately before something "on the eve of the French Revolution"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Gaetano Albert "Guy" Lombardo did the first New Year's Eve broadcast of "Auld Lang Syne," from the Roosevelt Grill in New York City in 1929/1930.
    • Eve Evening. "Winter oft, at eve resumes the breeze.""The Sun was sunk, and after him the Star
      Of Hesperus ."
    • Eve The evening before a holiday, -- from the Jewish mode of reckoning the day as beginning at sunset, not at midnight; as, Christmas eve is the evening before Christmas; also, the period immediately preceding some important event. "On the eve of death."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Santa Claus has a brother named Bells Nicholas who brings presents to children on New Year's Eve.
    • n eve The close of the day; the evening.
    • n eve The night or evening (often, and specifically in the Roman Catholic Church, the day and night) before certain holy days of the church, marked more or less generally by religious and popular observances. The religious observance usually consists of a service only, and in the Church of England of the reading of the collect peculiar to the festival. (See vigil.) Technically, an eve is not observed with a fast. Also even.
    • n eve The period just preceding some specific event; a space of time proximate to the occurrence of something: as, the eve of a battle; on the eve of a revolution.
    • eve To become damp.
    • n eve A hen-roost.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The three central panels on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel tell the story of Adam and Eve.
    • n Eve ēv (poet.) evening: the night before a day of note: the time just preceding a great event.
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  • Edgar Watson Howe
    “None of us can boast about the morality of our ancestors. The record does not show that Adam and Eve were ever married.”
  • Robert Browning
    “Where the apple reddens never pry -- lest we lose our Edens, Eve and I.”
  • Christie Brinkley
    Christie Brinkley
    “I have a feeling this is destiny. [On the eve of her third marriage]”
  • Bette Davis
    “Fasten your seat belts, it's going to be a bumpy night! [As Margo Channing in All About Eve]”
  • John Ball
    John Ball
    “When Adam delved and Eve span, who was then the gentleman?”
  • Bible
    “Be ye therefore perfect, eve as your Father who is in heaven is perfect.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Even (n.)
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. ǽfen; Dut. avond; Ger. abend.


In literature:

Eve just tasted the fruit.
"The Wedding Ring" by T. De Witt Talmage
It is over the cups of Christmas Eve that men have always competed in telling ghost stories.
"Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens" by G. K. Chesterton
Coming as it did on the eve of the gubernatorial election it was too late to retrieve his lost position.
"A Political History of the State of New York, Volumes 1-3" by DeAlva Stanwood Alexander
The holidays lasted from Christmas Eve to after New Years.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Various
Philip Meade and Eve were dancing, and the Dutton-Ames.
"Mistress Anne" by Temple Bailey
Eve said she had been there for many hours.
"The Lively Poll" by R.M. Ballantyne
Live by rob on pubnic highway evely one he can.
"Masterpieces of Mystery In Four Volumes" by Various
Ask Eve, your mother: bears she not the knowledge Of good and evil?
"The Works of Lord Byron" by Lord Byron
He went ro'in' 'roun', he did, en eve'ywhar he go he year talk er Mr. Man.
"Nights With Uncle Remus" by Joel Chandler Harris
Nevertheless the second Act shows Elvira on the eve of her wedding with her uncle de Silva.
"The Standard Operaglass" by Charles Annesley

In poetry:

More softly warm and weave
The patient, timid grass,
Till heard at silvery eve
Poor robin's lonely mass.
"Spring" by Mary Baker Eddy
Isa smiles as still she stands
With the rose within her hands,
So I turn away and leave
Isa yet a maiden Eve.
"Isa In The Garden" by Alexander Anderson
Oh, she was fair as the heaven
On an autumnal eve,
And my love to her was given
When I saw how she did grieve.
"The Mermaid" by Madison Julius Cawein
Think of the thankless morning,
The gifts of noon unused;
Think of the eve of scorning,
The night of prayer refused.
"Earth The Healer, Earth The Keeper" by William Morris
And he who crowns the feasting,
His shadowy Queen beside,
Is pale as when they stretched him
That bitter eve he died.
"The King of Ireland's Cairn" by Anna Johnston MacManus
Eve, in her happy moments,
Put hibiscus in her hair,
Before she humbled herself, and knocked her knees with
"Hibiscus And Salvia Flowers" by D H Lawrence

In news:

He was born August 15, 1931, in Portsmouth, Ohio, to the late Vernon and Georgia (Williams) Eves .
His brothers, Richard and Gerald Noel Eves preceded him in death.
St Eve's 611 North Maple Ave, Ho-Ho-Kus 201 857-4717.
Dick Clark Marks 40 Rockin' New Year's Eves .
NEW YORK (AP) — Forty years ago, Dick Clark's New Year's Eve special was created to give young people an alternative to a seasonal institution, bandleader Guy Lombardo.
20 Real New Year's Eves .
Eves , well known author and longtime professor at the University of Maine, died June 6, 2004, after a long illness.
Eves received his PhD in mathematics from Oregon State University.
WRC Adds Eve's Garden, Eight Other Clients in 3Q.
Since I will be celebrating Christmas with my family next week in Michigan, I decided to spend Christmas Eve with observant Jews attending the annual Orthodox Union's Torah Convention.
The election eve mood is tinged with sadness stemming from well-founded fear that America's new government is subverting America's old character.
On Saturday night, before a New Year's Eve fireworks show interrupted some much-needed sleep, Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh explained to his team the enormity of their upcoming game.
Inside EVE Online's Fanfest 2012.
Composer Eve Beglarian and cellist Maya Beiser visit the studio for this edition of New Sounds.
Mirkarimi's wife testifies about New Year's Eve fight.

In science:

Eve wins if the filter g generated by this chain meets all the antichains necessary for the valuation of the name ˙rgen , and ˙rgen/g ∈ A.
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And if N |= Y /∈ IP then N |= Eve has a winning strategy in G(Y ), this winning startegy is still winning in V and so certainly Y /∈ IP .
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Thus there is a suitably weakly homogeneous tree T such that Y = p[T ] and there is a winning strategy σ ∈ N for Eve in the game G(Y ).
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Lemma. (LC) Suppose α ∈ ω1 is a countable ordinal and A ⊂ Rα is a projective set such that Eve has a winning strategy in the game G(A).
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Suppose that A is a pro jective set such that Eve has a winning strategy in the game G(A), and suppose that there is a good model N of ZF+DC+ADR.
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